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Complete our audit to have total confidence you've got everything in place for your pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and are meeting the statutory requirements of the SEND Code of Practice.

Download our audit

Use it to check the status of your provision for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). 

It covers:

  • Your requirements, as set out in the SEND Code of Practice 
  • Things you should do, as set out in the same document 
  • Best practice tips from our associate expert Lorraine Petersen 

KeyDoc: provision for pupils with SEND – audit

Read on for further details and links to additional reading for the main areas of the audit. These sections are also based on the SEND Code of Practice.

Admissions arrangements

Admission authorities must consider applications from parents of children who have special educational needs (SEN), but don’t have an education, health and care (EHC) plan (SEND Code of Practice, paragraph 1.27).

Because they don’t feel able to cater for those needs On the grounds that the

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